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Remote Monitoring Clinician - Virtual Wards

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Virtual Ward forms part of the Urgent Community Response (UCR) team. We are a 7-day service that supports acutely unwell patients that would otherwise be in a hospital bed, supporting both early discharge from hospital and admission avoidance. The team responds to the needs of patients in the place they call home.

The service provides both in person care from nursing, therapies and social support, as well as remote monitoring of vital signs and facilitation of remote consultations and communication with patients.

We are looking for experienced nurse, paramedic, allied health professional (AHP) with a passion for patient care and the drive, enthusiasm and talent to develop services to support patients on the Virtual Ward. You will want to develop your skills and push yourself outside the normal boundaries of practice and will have a real drive to make sure your patient gets the best treatment possible.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be an experienced Registered Nurse, HCPC registered Paramedic or AHP who will work within the Virtual Ward team. We would encourage applications from professionals with high level clinical skills, knowledge and experience in a constantly evolving environment.

As a Band 6 Remote Monitoring Clinician you will: Provide leadership to the team on shift and support the development of the service through leading on projects and audits. Support the clinical coordination of the team on shift. Lead the onboarding and clinical management for patients on remote monitoring. Develop your clinical skills in conducting remote clinical assessments and treatment for patients across the Virtual Ward pathways. Develop new skills outside of your normal scope of practice to enable a single holistic assessment approach, following established escalation pathways.

The role will be primarily office based within the VW/UCR teams. At present the role is core working hours 8:00 - 16:00 / 8:00 - 18:00 with weekend/bank holiday working on a rota basis. The Virtual Ward team works 7 days a week covering shifts between 8:00 until 22:00.

About us

We are proud to provide 'Outstanding' care and be a great place to work

We provide safe, compassionate and high quality care to half a million people living or visiting East Sussex. We are one of the largest organisations in East Sussex, the only integrated provider of acute and community care in Sussex. Our extensive services are provided by 7000 + members of staff working from acute hospitals in Hastings and Eastbourne, three community hospitals in Bexhill, Rye and Uckfield, over 100 community sites and in people's own homes.

In 2020 the Care Quality Commission rated us as 'Good' overall, and 'Outstanding' for being caring and effective. The Conquest Hospital and our Community Services are rated 'Outstanding'. Eastbourne DGH rated 'Good'.

In 2020, the Trust launched its ambitious 'Building for our Future' programme. This once in a lifetime programme aims to repair, redevelop and expand our hospitals, transforming the environment in which we provide care for generations to come.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description attached.

If you have any questions about this position, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or AHP registered with the HCPC
  • Teaching Qualification and/or teaching experience of more junior staff
  • Relevant specialist course or equivalent post registration development / experience



  • Significant clinical experience across different NHS care settings.
  • Experience/understanding of delivery of quality care standards.
  • Staff supervision / line management experience.
  • Proven experience in delivering training.


  • Experience of remote patient monitoring
  • Involvement in service development and improvement processes.

Employer details

Employer name

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust


Cross Site


BN21 2UD

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